Found time provides serendipitous opportunities for growth. You have an opportunity to shift gears in a meaningful way … to think in advance about ways you’d like to do so, and then enjoy the energy and opportunity you create.
Whenever there’s more than one person involved there’s the potential for conflict. When you look for the conflict beneath the conflict, there’s the potential for a deeper understanding of yourself and your environment.
Mark* could be “a brilliant pain in the neck.” Then he provided an example of loving the challenge as much as the solution, approaching his development goal with a focus on the underlying skills the effort itself helped him develop.